Trax and Nielsen partner to provide the FMCG industry with unprecedented shelf insights

Through this alliance, a new, joint-solution known as Shelf Intelligence Suite will be created. Los Angeles, CA/ New York, NY, 2017-Jun-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trax, the world leader in computer vision for retail, and Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced today (June 22 2017) an alliance that will provide the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry with […]

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SURVEY: Americans expected to spend $7.1 billion as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans are expected to spend $7.1 billion on food for cookouts and picnics as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year, up from $6.8 billion in 2016, according to the annual survey released today (June 22, 2017) by the National Retail Federation and conducted by Prosper Insight […]

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National Retail Federation welcomes Cristina Ceresoli as senior vice president for retail strategy

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cristina Ceresoli, former vice president of marketing and public relations at Express, will be joining the National Retail Federation as senior vice president for retail strategy. At Express — a leading specialty retailer for men and women — Ceresoli managed the content marketing practice including consumer experience, data-driven […]

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The National Retail Federation announces the retirement of SVP and General Counsel Mallory Duncan

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (June 21, 2017) announced the retirement of Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mallory Duncan, a veteran lawyer and lobbyist who has guided the retail industry through legal, legislative and regulatory battles over credit card fees, bankruptcy law, privacy issues and other topics […]

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NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay: retailers would work “tirelessly” to achieve tax reform without shifting the burden to consumers

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — National Retail Federation President and CEO Matthew Shay said in an interview today (June 21, 2017) on Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co. that retailers would work “tirelessly” to achieve tax reform that lowers rates without shifting the burden to consumers. Regarding House Speaker Paul Ryan’s speech on […]

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Food Marketing Institute supports Shoptalk’s new program for the grocery and consumer packaged goods industries

NEW YORK, NY and ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoptalk, the organizer of the world’s most important events for retail and ecommerce innovation, announced today the launch of Grocerytalk, a new program for the grocery and consumer packaged goods industries to take place during Shoptalk on March 18-21, 2018, at the Venetian in […]

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Retailing Market to 2021: Consumption Volume, Value, Import, Export and Sale Price Analysis

Pune, India, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailing SWOT Analysis And Forecast 2021 South Africa continued to face numerous economic and socioeconomic challenges during 2016. Factors such as exchange rate volatility, the declining availability of credit and inflationary pressures negatively affected the finances of many households. Despite the aforementioned challenges, many consumers remain aspirational, with demand […]

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The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association announces its research strategy for 2018-2019

Singapore, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) has laid out its research strategy for 2018-2019 which will include a sharp focus on data that will be of particular interest to members of the Association. Twenty reports will be compiled over the two year period by m1nd-set, APTRA’s research partner […]

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NRF condemns House Ways and Means proposal to phase in Border Adjustment Tax over five years

Brady Suggestion Remains a ‘Massive Middle Class Tax Hike’ WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation today (June 13, 2017) condemned a proposal by House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady to phase in a Border Adjustment Tax over five years. “Phasing in a job-killing plan like the Border Adjustment Tax […]

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FRF: Florida families will spend more than ever on Father’s Day this year

Dads to get showered with gifts in record-setting fashion this year; Meals, clothing, gift cards, electronics and personal care items top the list of popular options TALLAHASSEE, FL, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Florida Retail Federation (FRF), the state’s premier trade association celebrating its 80th year of supporting Florida’s retail industry, says Florida […]

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FMI honors Michael R. Taylor as its 2017 Esther Peterson Award winner

FMI honors Michael R. Taylor as its 2017 Esther Peterson Award winner   CHICAGO, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (Jun 12, 2017) honors a stalwart champion of the consumer, Michael R. Taylor, as its 2017 Esther Peterson Award winner. Similar to the award’s namesake, Taylor has long supported the […]

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FMI honored industry veteran Peter V. “Greg” Gregerson with Glen P. Woodard Award for Public Affairs

FMI honored industry veteran Peter V. “Greg” Gregerson with Glen P. Woodard Award for Public Affairs   Chicago, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (Jun 12, 2017) recognizes Peter V. “Greg” Gregerson, president and CEO of Gregerson’s Food and Pharmacy Inc., for two decades of government relations advocacy for FMI […]

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Food Marketing Institute releases its U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2017 analysis

Food Marketing Institute releases its U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2017 analysis   CHICAGO, IL, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (Jun 12, 2017) released its U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2017 analysis, which reveals shopper demand for dimensions of transparency along the supply chain challenged by an evolving marketplace. The research signaled […]

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BRC: Footfall in May fell by 1.0 per cent in the UK on the same month in the previous year

London, 2017-Jun-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC- SPRINGBOARD FOOTFALL AND VACANCIES MONITOR – MAY 2017 Covering the four weeks 30 April – 27 May 2017 Footfall in May fell by 1.0 per cent in the UK on the same month in the previous year, the first decline since February. This is below the three-month average of 0.7 per cent. […]

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Food Marketing Institute announces presenters at its Executive Leadership Forum on June 13

Food Marketing Institute announces presenters at its Executive Leadership Forum on June 13   ARLINGTON, VA, 2017-Jun-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced today (Jun 8, 2017) headliners addressing technology foresight, management and elevation at its Executive Leadership Forum on June 13. Executive leaders from key retail, insight and technology companies — […]

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Tyra Banks and Kobe Bryant joins the list of speakers at NRF’s Shop.org conference

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Celebrities Tyra Banks and Kobe Bryant will join executives from Disney, TechStyle, theSkimm, DSW, Ashley Stewart, Affirm and Peloton to headline the list of speakers this fall at the National Retail Federation’s Shop.org conference, NRF announced today (June 8, 2017). The conference, which is the digital retail industry’s […]

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RILA announces support for the Financial CHOICE Act

Arlington , VA, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today ( 6/8/2017), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced its support for the Financial CHOICE Act, urging lawmakers to take an important first step in addressing regulatory reform in the financial services sector. Austen Jensen, vice president for government affairs, issued the following statement regarding […]

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NRF: Americans are expected to spend more than ever on gifts for Father’s Day this year

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans are expected to spend more than ever on gifts for Father’s Day this year with the biggest share going to special outings like a ballgame, concert or dinner, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insight & Analytics. Father’s Day shoppers are expected to […]

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The Australian Retailers Association: April’s modest growth brings some relief for food retailers whilst other parts of the sector continue to struggle

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) said April’s modest retail trade growth of 3.08% year-on-year released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) brings some relief for food retailers whilst other parts of the sector continue to struggle. ARA Executive Director Russell Zimmerman said although April’s growth […]

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RILA welcomes Administration’s notice to Congress of its intent to renegotiate NAFTA

Arlington , VA, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (5/18/2017), RILA Vice President of International Trade Hun Quach, issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s notice to Congress of its intent to renegotiate NAFTA: “RILA welcomes the Administration’s announcement to open talks with Mexico and Canada — vital trading partners for the retail industry. […]

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NFU, FDF and BRC announces joint priorities for UK trade policy

London, 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — We have joined with the National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) to outline our joint priorities for UK trade policy. The statement, which has been sent to the Secretary of States and Ministers at the Department for Exiting the […]

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EuroShop 2017 will be the biggest in its 50-year history, from 5 to 9 March 2017 in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2017-Feb-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — EuroShop, The World´s No. 1 Retail Trade Fair, from 5 to 9 March 2017 in Düsseldorf, is an innovation platform, discussion forum and creative hub for the entire retail sector. Boasting over 127,000 square metres of net exhibition space, 18 halls and 2,350 exhibitors from 61 countries, […]

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EuroShop 2017 to provide guided tours in the dimension retail technology

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, there will be guided tours for visitors especially in the dimension retail technology at EuroShop 2017, The World´s No. 1 Retail Trade Fair, from 5 to 9 March 2017 in Düsseldorf. Those already at EuroCIS very successful tours will be organised on three […]

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EuroShop increases prebooked area to accommodate high demand among exhibitors

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Clear increase in area +++ now in 18 rather than 16 exhibition halls +++ to the tune of 2,400 exhibitors from all over the world +++ extensive programme of side events +++ optimal preparation enabled by 100% revamped web portal +++ exhibitor database and Ticketshop now online EuroShop, […]

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John Lewis Partnership announces Christmas trading and outlook

London, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Highlights include: Total sales at the John Lewis Partnership were up 4.9% versus last year1  to £1,913.0m John Lewis and Waitrose traded well, with both brands gaining market share2 Waitrose gross sales (excluding fuel) were £914.9m, up 4.8%1 versus last year and up 2.8%1 on a like-for-like basis […]

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Dealmoon.com: Multiple U.S. Retailers Reap $2M on Singles’ Day 2016

UNION CITY, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 – /EPR Retail News/ — Dealmoon.com, the company that introduced Singles’ Day to U.S. retailers after Alibaba declared it an online shopping holiday, has caused it to mushroom into the new American Cyber Monday for luxury brands. On 11/11, Dealmoon.com attracted America’s largest luxury department stores and 250 brands to […]

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Foodstuffs North Island Ltd welcomes 20 Dutch companies on Trade Mission from the Netherlands to New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Tuesday the 8th of November, Foodstuffs North Island Ltd welcomes 20 innovative Dutch companies from horticultural and agricultural sectors, on a Trade Mission from the Netherlands to New Zealand. The trade delegation is headed by Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Minister Kamp. The trip is […]

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CarMax offers guide to help car owners better understand intricacies of trading in their vehicle

RICHMOND, Va, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the start of the school year top of mind, CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, and third largest auction operation in the United States, recently focused a national survey on a different type of education: how knowledgeable are car owners about how much […]

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Carrefour to treat guests with its Reflets de France products at World French Foreign Trade Adviser Conference opening

Boulogne-Billancourt, FRANCE, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — 1000 company managers and political and economic figures from more than 80 countries will be in attendance at this year’s Mondial des Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur (World French Foreign Trade Adviser Conference), being held in France for the first time in Deauville over two days. Under the patronage […]

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Shopify acquires Boltmade, Inc., a product design and development consultancy

Waterloo, Canada, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses, today (Oct 3, 2016) announced it has acquired privately held Boltmade, Inc., a product design and development consultancy based in Waterloo, Ontario. The acquisition of Boltmade will help accelerate the development of the Shopify […]

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